The Rain (2018, Iben Hjejle, Alba August)

In Danish post apocalyptic drama The Rain, after a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety.

production details
Country: Denmark | Netflix
Release Year: 2018

Creators: Jannik Tai Mosholt, Esben Toft Jacobsen, Christian Potalivo

Iben Hjejle as Ellen
Alba August as Simone
Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen as Rasmus
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard as Martin
Lukas Løkken as Rasmus
Jessica Dinnage as Lea
Sonny Lindberg as Jean
Angela Bundalovic as Beatrice
Lars Simonsen as Frederik
Johannes Bah Kuhnke as Sten

1 – Stay Inside| Airdate: 2018-05-04
A deadly virus spread by rainfall forces siblings Simone and Rasmus to seek refuge in an underground bunker, parting ways with their scientist father.

2 – Stay Together | Airdate: 2018-05-04
After six years of isolation, Simone and Rasmus encounter other survivors. To stay alive, Simone must prove herself useful to the group.

3 – Avoid the city | Airdate: 2018-05-04
Simone and the others set out for Apollon headquarters in Sweden, but their trek through Copenhagen is fraught with peril.

4 – Trust No One | Airdate: 2018-05-04
Jealousy flares in Martin and Beatrice. Simone and Rasmus meet a doctor with a connection to their father. A memory haunts Jean.

5 – Have Faith | Airdate: 2018-05-04
Lost in the woods, the group stumbles upon a mansion. The residents invite them to stay the night, and Lea bonds with one of the women.

6 – Keep your friends close | Airdate: 2018-05-04
Rasmus and Beatrice grow closer as they spend time alone together. The others discover a new bunker — and a disturbing secret that lies within.

7 – Don’t talk to strangers | Airdate: 2018-05-04
A band of armed strangers tries to extract information from Patrick. Rasmus begins to unravel in the wake of a grim discovery.

8 – Trust your Instincts | Airdate: 2018-05-04
The group arrives at Apollon headquarters, where Simone learns startling truths about the virus, her father and Rasmus.

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